As the Governor rolls out his three stage Roadmap to Recovery, we are working with our State partners and our local partners to provide the needed resources to educate our business community so we are prepared to create a successful transition. 

Please continue to check our website at and reach out to us if you have questions.  Our team, in partnership with the Maryland Small Business Center, Maryland Women's Business Center, Maryland Department of Commerce and all of our Main Street Managers work together to offer an informed voice from economic development.


Helen Propheter, Executive Director of Economic and Workforce Development
Frederick County Office of Economic Development
Top Economic Development News
Frederick County to Phase in Reopening
Stay-at-Home Order Extended with Exceptions

Thurmont Restaurant Simply Asia Serves Up Community Support
Simply Asia sponsored a fund raiser for the Thurmont Food bank raising $2,020.00.

Opening a Restaurant in the midst of a Pandemic
How do you open a restaurant in the middle of a pandemic?  Two restaurants in Frederick County are overcoming challenges and receiving large community support.  
Safe Outdoor Activities Expanded
Governor Hogan announced the list of safe outdoor activities has expanded. Click below for the State Park Directory and a listing of local golf courses.
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Celebrating Our Nurses and Giving Back
National Nurses Week may be over, but we are still giving thanks to the many dedicated and passionate nurses who live and work in Frederick County.  Find out ways you can support our healthcare workers during this time.
"Cool" Technology Developed by Local Company
Emanate Wireless, a Frederick County advanced technology company, has created a technology that will alert temperature control problems before they happen.

Grow your own little Homegrown space while supporting our local farms/nurseries
Looking to spruce up your landscaping or plant a garden? As we move into warmer spring days and nights, many are thinking of colorful flowers and vegetables lining their gardens.
Information and Resources
Frederick County COVID-19 Resource Page

OED Resources and Information for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Maryland Business Express Coronavirus Information for Businesses

Frederick County Office of Economic Development
118 N. Market Street, Suite 300
Frederick, MD  21701